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POLI-121 - Contemporary Political - 3.00 Credits

POLI-121 - Contemporary Political - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This is an introductory course for the study of political ideology. The course will familiarize the student with various and their counter ideologies. In addition, the student should develop an understanding of how to analyze rhetoric and political reality.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : POLI 111, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • various dimensions of political ideology;

  • acquaint and familiarize students with concepts of political discourse;

  • describe and analyze the foundation and significance of contemporary political ideologies and approaches to politics; and

  • understand how different and sometimes competing ideas and values institute different conceptions of political reality.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Macridis, Roy. Contemporary Political Ideologies. (5th ed.).
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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